Washington (CNN) – Senate Republicans voted Tuesday to filibuster President Barack Obama's nominee to fill a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, because they complained she is too liberal and would be an activist on the bench.
The largely party-line vote was 54 to 45, falling shy of the required 60-vote threshold to end the cloture stalemate and allow a final vote on the nomination itself.
what else is new?
Of course they did ! This is news ?
Cannot wait for liberals start to exterminating gop bugs.
Party of filibuster strikes again. Shocker.
Once again the minority rules the day. Argh.
The Repubilcan Party has no respect for the will of The People, on which they used to pontificate on a daily basis. If Democrats have a majority in the Senate, then it is the will of the people that there be a liberal majority in the Senate. No one appointed or voted Republicans as "guardians of the democracy" that I know about. Last time I looked, they lost.
Kind of like Alito, Roberts, Scalia and whats his name are conservative activists on SCOTUS?
yep no place in America for someone that doesn't have far right conservative views these days. If you are liberal you are EVIL...and once again we need not wonder why Congress sits at a 9% approval rating.
The Republican Party's motto at work:" delay, linger, and wait, it's only the American public that gets hurt by our inaction".
The GOP/TP- terrorist trolls of the right.
They will filibuster almost all of President Obama's nominees. They want to bring this country down.
If only we could convince our local exterminator, Truly Nolen, to get rid of the elected republican rats that have infested government.